Buying a home in the off season/Real Estate, Naples, FL

As spring comes to Naples, FL, some of our seasonal residents head up north.  And the off season is a great time to look for your dream home!  As you read the national article below, keep in mind that in Naples, we have contradictory seasons compared with the rest of the country.  So read and get some good advise, but remember, when the article says winter is the ‘off season’, for Naples, the summer is our off season.  Call me for your real estate needs!  Larry Roorda  239.860.2534 


Less Competition, More Leverage

“Since spring and summer are the most active real estate seasons, many home sellers wait until then to list their homes. That means there are fewer homes for sale in the winter, but the sellers often have strong reasons to sell their homes soon, such as job relocation. These motivated sellers can be a boon to the home buyer.

While there are fewer homes to choose among, the smaller selection can save you a lot of time. Do you really want to traipse through 50 houses? It may be simpler to view the handful of homes for sale in the winter and choose the one that best suits your needs…”